Translate and format text for Braille display
This feature translates text into a format that can be easily displayed and read on a portable Braille display.
Discussion by Disabilities
Blind users that are able to read Braille will be able to access information that would otherwise not be accessible to them.
Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.
Open Source and free
These products are free and their source code may be modified with few restrictions.
Free, not necessarily open source
These products are free to use, but may have strict restrictions on viewing and modifying source code.
- RoboBraille – RoboBraille Consortium
Commercial, no free trial
These products must be purchased to be used, and did not offer free trials at the time of posting.
- BIBLOS – BIBLOS
Related Research and Papers
- Refreshable braille display system- Robert N Schmidt, Frederick J Lisy, Troy Prince, Greg S Shaw
- Achieving web accessibility- Brian Sierkowski
- Transcoding system for delivering electronic documents to a device having a braille display- Lawrence F. Weiss, Richard S Schwerdtfeger, Rabindranath Dutta
- Making eBooks accessible to blind Braille readers- Ramiro Velazquez, Enrique Preza, Hermes Hernandez